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Open Commission Meeting - October 2010

October 14, 2010, 2:30 PM - 8:30 PM EDT
Commission Meeting Room (TW-C305), 445 12th Street S.W., Washington, DC

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OCM 10-14-2010

The Open Meeting included discussion of items on empowering consumers to avoid Bill Shock, Universal Service reform mobility fund, and changes to the FCCs CableCARD rules to improve the consumer experience with the video navigation devices used with cable services.

The Federal Communications Commission will hold an Open Meeting in Washington, DC. on October 14, 2010, which includes the following items:

  1. Bill Shock NPRM: A Notice of Proposed Rulemaking seeking comment on rules requiring mobile carriers to provide usage alerts and related information that will assist consumers in avoiding unexpected charges on their bills. 
  2. Mobility Fund NPRM: A Notice of Proposed Rulemaking seeking comment on a proposal to use recently reserved universal service funds to create a Mobility Fund to support private investment in current- (3G) and next-generation mobile services in areas where consumers currently lack such services.
  3. CableCARD Third R&O and Order on Reconsideration: A Third Report and Order and Order on Reconsideration that will make changes to the FCC’s CableCARD rules to improve the consumer experience with the video navigation devices used with cable services and promote the development of a competitive market for such devices.

The event will be shown live at FCC.gov/live.

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